Nov 5, 1999
My sister's riend works for a dentist....is it true that an HIV paients has to tell her that he/she has the virus???
| Response from Ms. Gabriel
Dentists and other healthcare workers use universal precautions. This means using a barrier (latex gloves)whenever blood is present. This protects them, not only from HIV, but from a host of other bloodborne pathogens. This eliminates the need for a patient to disclose their HIV status -- which many people wouldn't know if you asked them.
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